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francisco arts, with the san francisco public art which has now been thanks to sean working late last night, putting the public arts into golden gate park. this is providing access. it's providing efficiency, and it's providing new revenue streams and opportunities for the city of san francisco and other departments. we are really excited to be here and i thank you all again for this opportunity to be able to innovate, to be able to work with the city of san francisco, and have this incredible opportunity to be here at the hatchery launching our application and our company. thank you very much. (applause) >> thank you, yo. so, san francisco has been a leader in open data for the past three years nationally. in 2009 we launched our open data initiative, one of the first cities to do so. in 2010 we partnered with the white house to launch open 311 api, the first ever read write api for cities. we now have over 40 cities that have joined us. in 2011 we partnered with gray area foundation on a series of hack-a-thons, 10,000 attendees, and created nearly 30 applications all being powered by open
of activity of the newest innovations that san francisco will be famous for. i also love the fact that just a couple of blocks from here is where our san francisco giants are moving on to the world series. but just in this room, all of you are giants and making sure that san francisco is the world champion when it comes to innovation. >>> 13 years ago, i like all of you started a company. i started in i-ti a technology company in the 1.0 world. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor ne
regionally with our data and we can join and continue to be in the great city of san francisco. so, i want to thank all of the people, all of the different starting up companies here and those that are inventing with us, thank them for celebrating innovation month in such a exemplary way. and i think we're going to have a lot more to announce before this month is out, including on our way to the world series. thank you very much. (applause) >> now, if i may introduce our partner in crime here, board president david chiu who is also going to be complimenting us with all of his efforts at the board. come on up, david. (applause) >> good morning. i am incredibly excited to be here today for a couple of reasons. first of all, the hatchery is one of my favorite places in the city. there is truly a bee hive of activity of the newest innovations that san francisco will be famous for. i also love the fact that just a couple of blocks from here is where our san francisco giants are moving on to the world series. but just in this room, all of you are giants and making sure that san francisco is the
for public land which is a national parks organization determined that san francisco, which has 4,000 acres of open space and over 220 parks, over 15% of the city's land is open space. the trust for public land said we have the best urban park system in america. and the challenge for us is making sure that all of our park users understand all of the wonderful things in our park system and know how to use our parks to tailor to their own specific experience. as diverse as this city is, there are hundreds if not thousands of different ways that people like to use and enjoy our parks. and in this app there is information about our parks, about our play grounds, about our ball fields, about our trails, about our community gardens, about the 300 pieces of public art in our jurisdiction. you can reserve a picnic bench. there's a running feed of news and events. you can volunteer in our park system by using this app. you can donate to the recreation and park department a very worthy causey might add using this app. and you can find all kinds of incredible information. so, we are just so thrilled a
into the 60s. 65 in redwood city and 63 degrees in san francisco. we could have rain coming our way. let's check out the roads. >>> and still watching a couple problems on the road including this traffic alert still indicate on northbound 880 by washington. one lane is blocked. has been blocked for nearly an hour now where they had that traffic alert. so again, just minor slowing because it is a high school uh- huh day. there's not as much traffic on the roadway. -- because it is a holiday. there's not as much traffic on the roadway. and we have a power outage, on school road toward alpine road. we don't know if there's any power outages in the area. just a heads up. mass transit, b.a.r.t. on a typical holiday schedule. everything is on time. b.a.r.t. and muni ferries and ac transit buses on time. and a look at the south bay from san jose. 101 from the mckee exit, and still moving at the limit from san jose and santa clara. and here's a look at the nimitz, 880 near the oakland coliseum. and past washington, everything improves toward oakland and the
fan, brian stowe. and for the san francisco 49ers, a little less nfc after glow as the team gets down to business and the baltimore ravens. good evening, i'm ken bastida. the police chief wants everyone to listen up. he is not mincing his words after another officer was shot in east oakland. the second this week. cbs 5 reporter is at the scene. juliette. >> reporter: ken, the police chief taking a tough stance tonight. police were out here around 5:45 this evening. they were investigating this hit-and-run car crash that you can see. then they heard gun shots a block away. they ran to the scene. police say the gunman saw them in uniform and started firing shots directly at them. >> this will not be tolerated. you cannot shoot at police officers when they are trying to carry out their work in the line of duty. >> tonight, oakland's police chief saying the streets are getting meaner and tonight with another officer shot in the line of duty, comes this message. >> we're going to do everything in our powers to put an end to this. >> a 13 year veteran who was shot in the leg returned f
in new orleans when they win the super bowl. >> they were here in the bay area in san francisco for world series, and we're told they occasionally pop in over in oakland for a raider game. >> police want to you take a look at a sketch of a man wanted for trying to snatch a 3-year-old girl out of her mother's arms. here it s police say it is critical to get this man off the streets before he strikes again. the mother says the man began chet chathing with them around 5:30 last night. >> he kneeled down to talk to my 3-year-old picked her up by her ankles and started to pull her from me. her bots fell off, pants coming off. he was pulling hard. >> neighbors say they did not hear or see anything out of the ordinary police say they're canvassing the area is a follow up on every lead possible. our concern is that if he's willing to be as brazen as he was yesterday evening, who is to say he won't do this again. >> here is a look at the sketch again, police describe the man as about 20, 30 years old, five foot six with a thin build. the mother says he smelled like motor oil. >> the fbi is refusin
have its own home in san francisco. the organization sf jazz plans to open its own center on january 21st. this is a video the group produced showing a building's construction compressed down to a minute. located at franklin and felt street in san francisco. the sf center will have an auditorium for concerts as well as space for rehearsals. over decades, the bay area has been a favorite for jazz musicians and we here at ktvu have had the pleasure of talking to them when they came to town. jazz great lina horn brought her one woman show to town and elane corral was there. >> reporter: she is the kind of woman who can reduce a room full of reporters to mush. like she did at a press conference in san francisco. instead of tough questions she was bombarded by meek requests for autographs. lina horn is a power house and a one woman show at the golden gate theater has audiences gushing. >> ♪ >> reporter: at 65 years old, lina knocks them dead on stage. she has a figure that defies her age, a voice that has gotten better through years and a performance that mesmerizes the audience. viewers s
the super bowl, but san francisco city officials are already working on plans to keep crowds from getting out of control, if the 49ers win. kron 4's charles clifford has details on where things stand now. >> reporter: after the giants won the world series back in october, there were large crowds celebrating all over san francisco, things really got rowdy around mission and 22nd where people were blocking the street and lighting fires. there was also a large crowd and a bonfire outside att park and along market street a muni bus was vandalized and set on fire. the city, of course, is hoping to avoid a repeat of scenes like these if the 49ers win the super bowl. after the giants world series win, city officials learned a few things. for one, revelers started fires using garbage from near by trash cans. before the super bowl, the city will have the garbage picked up to literally remove fuel from the fires. muni may also make changes to bus and train routes along market street to avoid a repeat of this scene. the dpt will also be rerouting traffic around problem areas, like mission street, to
championship game. i'm ama daetz. we're live from san francisco with more on the fan excitement. reporter: san francisco hopes its team strikes got at tomorrow's championship game. tonight the city showing its 49er pride, from the ferry building to the embarcadero center. fans are saying, go niners. >> oh, yeah, it's mt. . >> jonah drove from sacramento to buy more 49ers gear at the nfl college shop at pier 39. he is so excited about sunday's game he can barely stand it. >> i'm pumped. i can't -- i'm pumped. reporter: the store was mobbed with fans wanting anything red and gold. >> go niners! >> jan knows she'll be yelling at the tv come gametime. >> go! >> i'll be yelling, move it! he can move it. and go back, go back, and then he starts running, and run it all the way in love to see that. reporter: pete's tavern is gearing up for the big game. this sports bar opens at 9:00 a.m. and employees expect fans will be lined up waiting to get in. >> jam-packed full of people, and hopefully in good cheer. sometimes we got fans that are not happy. >> the king of thai in north beach will open earl, res
? he comes to san francisco getting whatever he wants. he's a hero here. >> it is definitely a real sad situation. but hopefully that he will be able to play in the game this sunday. he's a phenomenal player as we really want our 49ers to win. >>> the investigation is not expected to stop crabtree from playing tomorrow. meanwhile the niners general manager says they are aware of the allegations, but they will not comment on the matter because it's an ongoing legal process. 25-year-old crabtree is the second best receiver in the nfl along with the two touchdowns on saturday as he caught nine passes for 119 yards. but the former first round pick has always been a bit of a mystery as he rarely speaks to the media, when he does, he typically wears the trademark sunglasses. he missed five games in his rookie season thanks to a 71- day hold out that actually required mc hammer's help to broker a deal. and the team has no media availability until after the game tomorrow when we'll probably hear a little bit more about this. >>> this weekend's developm
at an apartment building in san francisco. it was reported around 2:45 on oakland near oakstreet and octavia. nobody was hurt. >>> police will release more information on an armed robbery in palo alto on ramona street around 9 p.m. details are scarce. police haven't said anything about the suspect, victim, what was stolen or the weapon used. they are asking anyone with information tow contact them. >>> in other headlines around the bay, bart police have identified the man shot and killed at the bay fair station in san leandro on saturday. 50-year-old kenneth seats of fremont died from his injuries. a second person was shot. that person is expected to survive. one arrest has been made in the shooting. investigators are looking for more suspects. >>> finding the suspects in a violent takeover style home invasion robbery in san jose is a top priority for san jose police. three or four men burst into the almaden valley home on monday night, tied up the couple in their 70s and ransacked the home and stole two cars. >>> we are going to switch gears and talk we
from tracy died. the names of the victims have not been released. >>> some san francisco taxi customers are not happy. they are complaining loudly. brian flores is live in san francisco now to tell us what they are complaining about. brian? >> reporter: hi, dave. good morning. if you have actually ridden a taxi here, i would say for the most part, the experience mass been heavily good for a lot of people. for about 1700 people, they didn't like the experience and they complained to the city. according to an article by the bay citizen, about 1700 passengers complained about the their service. riders can complain to the 311 complaint line. the article states between july of 2011 and july of 2012 there was pan increase in 20% -- there was an increase of 20%. a list of complaints taxi drivers driving unsafely on the roads. there were complaints that drivers would refuse to take credit cards. there was at least one incident where a passenger alleged that a driver stole his credit card number. there were also complaints of driver's racial profiling, refusing to pick up passengers because of t
the helicopter to reach him and he was not hurt. >>> if you park in san francisco you need to feed the meter to avoid a ticket. it's the first sunday that the city's new parking fees will be enforced between noon and 6:00 p.m.. until now drivers got warners but that grace period ends today. >>> san francisco 49ers will have one last chance to wish the team good luck. before the players lead for the super bowl they are departing from their practice facility until noon today. and then they will head out on a delta charter night for new orleans. the baltimore ravens fly to new orleans tomorrow. we are also sending a team of anchors to new orleans. they will have live reports and every newscast leading up to super bowl sunday. those will start tonight. immediately following the super bowl you will see a live local post game show right here on ktvu channel 2. >> that looks like a good defensive line for ktvu. super bowl week very exciting. if you want to go outside let's see what we're looking like. >>> it's a pretty day. just don't leave without your jacket. you may need it. it's cool out there.
. 47 in san francisco. >> transitioning into the afternoon mid to upper 50s potentially low 60s. santa rosa 60. 62 now a pyrrhic 63 in haywood best-62 and nap--62 >> we will enjoy clear skies, sunshine, and temperatures on the moors side. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows thursday even friday mid to upper 60s. some locations to our south could warming to the seventies. it will fill like spring. inland lows dropping into the upper '30's. >> a small chance for showers into sunday. temperatures will stay on the warmer side. expect partly cloudy skies as we start the next work weeks. >> that is your weather. >> taking a quick check of your commute. no hot spots. >> the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza doing fine. >> no problems at the san mateo bridge accident free for those of you heading toward cost the city. >> south bound 101 and easy ride the tell light making their way into san francisco. >> best-toward a foster city. >> and 8 year old girl is recovering after being shot in the leg in a drive-by shooting. >> the girl was standing outside in front of a home on th
-- a charity that armstrong helped -- >>> 7:06. well, today is the day, the san francisco 49ers fly to atlanta. the nfl championship game is sunday just two days away. ktvu's janine de la vega is live in san jose right now. i know fans are getting excited, janine. >> definitely. we're here in front of a popular sports bar in downtown san jose. right now, it's dark and empty, but this place is expected to be packed with 49er fans watching the games on the screen here. >> fans blan to wear their jerseys while clear canning on the 49ers while they take on the falcons on sunday. this the second year in a row that the 9ers made it to the nfc championship. they are one win away from playing in the super bowl if they win. all eyes will be on colin kaepernick. >> hope they make the super bowl. >> reporter: yesterday, the team held a news conference where jim harbaugh told everyone the team was ready to play a great game. he did not give away details. today, harbaugh will be holding another news conference this time with kaepernick before they leave from the san jose international airport. coming up on
to come. we're live in san francisco, abc7 news. >> ama: coit tower looks spectacular in red. mike shumann is in atlanta for tomorrow's big game. he caught up if with some fans. >> i mean, he's a game-breaker. >> are you nervous he'll have the one game, the letdown? >> no. not really. >> collin kaepernick is going to run all over them. not a question. he made the green bay packers look like they war college football team. >> cap is 6-2 this season, including last week's win over the packers, even falcon fans like his game. >> i actually like kaepernick. >> you do? >> how does that work? >> i can admire a person for his talent. i mean, i still expect to give them the beatdown. >> are you worried about collin kaepernick? >> i am. he is coming on strong. so if we can get him flustered early. >> he rallied strong and led his team to victory. >> atlanta's x factor is former niner coach mike nolan, now in charge of the falcons defense. >> i'm worried because mike nolan is the defensive coordinator. so i have apprehensions for that. other than that, we're too talented. >> mike: who's got it bette
in case they are banned later. >>> man accused of a home invasion and rape in san francisco is due to appear in court today. 25-year-old jovan jones is expected in court today. jones faces nine felony counts. he's being held on $5 million bail. >>> san jose out going police chief denied a request to allow gambling on the top floor of the new casino matrix. chris moore agreed with the casino administrator saying it would have an adverse effect on public health, safety, and welfare. matrix representative says he is disappointed with the decision. >>> days after a virus scare at a contra costa county school a senior is recovering from a norovirus outbreak. 80 people got sick at the redwoods. two of them died. a virus also sickened more than 100 students at burton valley middle school. the best way to prevent the virus is washing your hands with soap and water. >>> let's get you going. sal, you are watching the south bay. are they behaving out there? >> yeah, they are. we are looking at a pretty good south bay commute right now dave and pam. on 237 and 101 and 85 they are all at the sp
. in san francisco, charles clifford kron 4 news. >> pam: the manhunt for the suspects involved in the shooting of an undercover officer in oakland is over. police arrested 5 men. who they believe have gang ties. the shooting happened monday night between seminary and harmon avenue. police say, the officer was working as part of a new violence- reduction crime team. and was alone when he was confronted and shot by several suspects. the officer is recovering from his injuries. >> pam: new at 8 tonight. deputies say they need your help in catching thieves who successfully stole a dozen luxury cars in hayward. it happened early monday morning at auto world motors. kron 4's j.r. stone is following the story. he is here and has all new video of some of the heist. j.r. >> the man killed in a shootin this i one of the men that they are looking for right before they've busted into the auto world auto office and went to town. if you can see the video there were running across the parking lot thieves stole dozens of luxury cars. this is surveillance video. showing them at least three peop
a list of san francisco restaurants that are not following the city's health care law. it's a long list and sharon chin tells us that they are charging customers extra, but not giving all that extra money to the employees who deserve it. >> reporter: when you dine out at san francisco you pay a little extra to help fund the workers health care. but the city attorneys say that dozens of restaurants are not using all that money for their employees. some people find it hard to swallow. >> i think it's terrible. the waiters and staff are living off tips and don't normally get full benefits. >> they can start charging 4.5% on my bill if it is not going to the right place. >> they are telling 50 restaurants to clean up their acts in three months. >> by doing so they could avoid litigation at my office for consumer fraud. >> reporter: we don't know which of the thousands of restaurants are under investigation, but we have obtained a list of 100 who reported they have taken far more money than they have paid out in employee health costs. in 2011 they co
city, same think. it will be close for menlo park and redwood city and san francisco. not much of a change. but other than that, it's a dry forecast. >>> there's shock and confusion this morning at notre dame. a football star bound for the nfl says he was duped by an elaborate hoax. mike tobin is live at the fox news bureau in chicago. it's about a made-up girlfriend from stanford university. mike? >> reporter: whether it's a convoluted scam or prank or a convoluted attack on promotion, somebody is laying on the blarney. the only thing that's clear at this station of the game, the director with the fighting irish is standing behind the linebacker. >> this was a very elaborate, very sophisticated hoax, perpetrated for reasons we can't fully understand. >> reporter: now, however, during the course of the season you could see manti te'o pointing fingers to the heavens, one for his grandmother, one for his girlfriend, that never exited. he said he would see them again, his grandmother and lennay kekua, the pretend girlfriend. they did not meet at stanford in 2009. the news organiza
-- >> a state lawmaker from san francisco is proposing a homeless bill of rights. it basically -- the idea is to protect the civil rights of homeless people. >> statewide recommendations at a uniform plan in every california city where homeless people can get health care and find a clean bathroom or a place to stay. >> we are not going to usurp any local community's local laws about it but like to provide direction for how to alleviate homelessness. >> the goal is to help the homelessness rather than criminalize them. would also include free legal representation. >>> new this morning, a shooting in san bruno puts a teenaged girl in the hospital. it happened just before 10:30 last night near the intersection of santa teresa way and park boulevard next to cappuccino high school. the san mateo county sheriff's office says the girl who was shot was 16 years old from south san francisco. right now in stable condition. no arrests have been made. >>> across the nation, several gun shows within an hour's drive from where gunman opened fire at an elementary school in connecticut have been cancelled
to figure out what happened on san francisco bay. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is on treasure island with some new information about the man in control of the ship that hit the bay bridge yesterday morning. >> reporter: good morning. that pilot is in the hot seat today as that tanker you can see behind me is staying put as the coast guard continues its investigation. this morning that pilot will be face to face with investigators pending the results of a drug test. that tanker was on the way to sea when did hit a fender at the bridge around 6:30 yesterday afternoon. visibility as a quarter mile with fog. no signs of a spill, everybody was safe. caltrans engineers responded but found no significant damage to the bay bridge. >> this is just a scrape to the bridge. >> reporter: the fender acted like a bumper and caltrans says they will replace 40 feet of it but the question is, how did this happen in the first place? coast guard will be meeting with the pilot in a few hours. the "san jose mercury news" identifies him as guy kleess of san francisco.
already. it's cold out here. but it will be a clear night and here in san francisco, we've learned to love the world clear because it means not foggy and not raining. show will last 15 minutes beginning at midnight. nearly 5,000 of the devices will light up the sky at midnight. the fire works will be a bit shorter than the 4th of july show. >> new year's is a little different. everybody is reveling and enjoying themselves. it's not as hard to entertain them. >> people will crowd by the ferry building with a list of wishes for thezqq2 new year. >> happiness, health, hopefully, family. >> some have taught of their new year resolutions. >> eat healthier. >> that is only a year of clarity. >> steve and jill are here from san luis obispo area. they have reason to celebrate. >> it's our first anniversary too,. we got married last year on new year's. so... >> nice. >> yes. starting off right. one year. so far, so good. >> then, there are those who will lay low. >> i am staying home, with my family. >> number one. 13 is my lucky number. >> hairy, owner of the star light room is hosting a new year
tanker accident could lead to permanent changes in the san francisco bay. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this monday morning. january 14th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is here. steve, pam said knock it off with the cold. [ laughter ] she said knock it off. >> slowly. we have enough of a breeze. clear skies and temperatures today will be in the 50s or upper 40s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. westbound interstate 80 looks pretty good. also the morning commute is looking good if you are driving on westbound bay bridge approach. it is 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> in the news this morning gunfire at a birthday party last night capped off yet another violent weekend in oakland. just since friday four people were killed. 11 others were wounded. tom it'll is in oakland -- tara moriarty is in oakland and tells us a surge in violence has one city leader calling for a state of emergency. >> reporter: vice mayor larry reid says the city has lost control and calling for a s
of the suspects rented a car in l.a. and drove to it san francisco. and that the video shows a driver on grove street meeting the girl's father and nephew, who drove up in another car. the complaint says they drove to bay view and waited for snead and when he arrived guilton shot him in the head. >> i know all of them. and it just don't make no sense to me. i don't think any of them had anything to do with this, this just sounds ridiculous to me. >> there are ironies in this case. a source tells abc 7 news that two of the defendants are associated with a street gang called cdp involved, among other things nrk prostitution. the hearing is expected to continue tomorrow. at 6:00 tonight you'll hear from the district attorney. >> vic, thank you. a 16-year-old boy sentenced to 25 years for killing his adoptive parents. he told police he killed then them in january by using a choke hold learned in marshal arts class. dayman added he'd been suspended from school for smoking marijuana and did not want to deal with his parents being angry with him. >> county sheriff department investigators say a deput
on stage to jump-start the q&a. less charlie rose and more carson daly. >> san francisco is consistently ranked as one of the most literate cities in the united states. multiple reading events are happening every night of the year competing against a big names like city arts and lectures. radar was voted the winner of these san francisco contest. after two decades of working for free michelle is able to make radar her full-time job. >> i am a right to myself, but i feel like my work in this world is eagerly to bring writers together and to produce literary events. if i was only doing my own work, i would not be happy. it is, like throwing a party or a dinner party. i can match that person with that person. it is really fun for me. it is nerve wracking during the actual readings. i hope everyone is good. i hope the audience likes them. i hope everybody shows up. but everything works out. at the end of the reading, everyone is happy. ♪ shortly. >> if you would like to speak on an agendized item please fill out a speaker card and when speaking before the commission, do state you
a potential debt disaster. >>> we're following a developing story out of san francisco where the bomb squad has been called to an area not too far from at&t park. police say a military ordnance of some kind was found at a construction site near third street. this is a live look from our nbc chopper overhead there checking out the scene. all this happening right across from mccovey cove. you can see traffic snarled up, being rerouted around that area. as of right now, this is still an active situation. we will, of course, keep you posted on this one and let you know what prompted the bomb squad to be called there once we know. >> it took hours of cursing, screaming and debate, but this morning oakland has finally made a decision on a very controversial proposal to reduce violent crime. it is now poised to hire one of the best known policing experts in america, bill bratton. nbc bay area's christie smith spoke with them this morning. she joins us with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. the message coming out of the oakland police department this morning is that oakla
in san francisco. fog will be increasing in the valley but the coast and bay will continue to warm up and it looks quiet into the weekend. >>> anybody can now own a piece of solyndra. solyndra owned more than half million and in 2011 is filed for bankruptcy. most of the equipment was auctioned off and in santa clara they scooped up many of the tube shaped modules scooped up for $10 each. >>> many have to finds ways to get to school. the union is worried drivers could lose their jobs. more than 150,000 students are affected by the strikes including 5 4,000 children with special needs. >>> gary coleman died this week in his bay area home town. >> the fact is i adopted willis and arnold. >> his name was comrade. he adopted two young african- american brothers and one of the top stars say it is one of the most heart wrenching days of his life. it was a family show that tackled social issues. comrade bane was 75 years old. >>> a field outside of detroit getting so much attention. >>> good morning southbound 680 traffic looks good and there are some spots we have to tell you about that are
of newtty at san francisco's federal courthouse. the group's plea before a judge. >>> they're fighting for the right to be naked in public. today san francisco nudists moved their battle to court. they say the city's ban on nudity is illegal. >> reporter: there are four nudists involved in this legal fight. >> there's at least one thing that is right with america, and that's the first amendment right. >> reporter: they were nude on the steps of the courthouse steps drawing dropped jaws and rafting and seeking a judge's injunction to drop san francisco's nudist ban. >> i have yet to see an argument. why nude expressive sitting is. >> reporter: the city was trying to get the civil right's suit thrown out. >> is it likely to convey a message. when someone is knew is it likely to convey a message. >> the bottom line with that is if you're at an event where the city is making money like pride or folsom you can be nude with our blessing. >> reporter: the city says the bottom line is about stopping the harm people feel when unwillingly exposed to nudity. >> the board tailors to protect the pu
in the house is in san francisco. >> i think we can talk about how bathrooms had changed in san francisco. the old-style we're used to have a separate compartment for the bathtub, and now, we have a whole different concept. >> traditionally in san francisco with victorian and edwardian, we had split bathrooms. a separate room for a toilet, and a second room for a tub. i have done literally dozens of projects where we try to combine them. the difference in today's baffin's is there is a lot more stuff. double vanities, soaking tub, showers, toilets, bedets, a lot more things going on. >> has this economic decline at the moment -- has that affected people's desire for complexity in stuff? have you seen a short-term move toward simplicity? >> yes and no. people still love their bathrooms. people think of them as an important room, as an investment for their home. yes, there is the gamut. some people are really just for function and utilitarian. some of them are large and lavish and everything in between. >> we are going to start looking at a couple of little vignettes of bathrooms. we can ta
violated. >>> a man suspected of setting his girlfriend on fire in san francisco is now under arrest this morning. we are told 22-year-old dexter oliver will be charged with attempted murder and arson for sunday's attack in the bayview at a laundromat. police arrested him at an oakland hotel. the victim 25-year-old star lamar still hospitalized with life-threatening burns. >>> a basically accused of hitting -- bicyclist accused of hitting and killing someone is charged with felony vehicular manslaughter for last april's accident. today's court appearance is set for a preliminary hearing. >>> the man charged with killing two people in san francisco on new year's day goes to court this morning. 19-year-old david morales is facing two counts of murder and a number o other charges arrested after a shooting and crash that left two people dead on south van ness avenue. his bail is $10 million. >>> dna technology has promised and arrest in a -- prompted an arrest in a 1985 mountain view murder. the body of 21-year-old saba germai was found on north shore
coverage of the near disaster on the san francisco bay that we first covered on ktvu channel 2 news at noon yesterday. this morning, the u.s. coast guard will meet with the pilot of the oil tanker that sideswiped a tower of the bay bridge. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live with new details about this bar pilot's past. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. a coast guard spokesperson tells me there will be an update on this investigation coming after the team is briefed at 8:00 this morning. we do know that investigators will be sitting down later today and talking with the pilot at the controls of this 750-foot oil tanker when it struck one of the bay bridge towers. he's identified as george close with eight years experience. he did pass an alcohol test yesterday and the results of a drug test may come back today. yesterday's accident yesterday after the vessel was heading back to sea. there was heavy fog in the area at the time. that cut visibility on the bay to just about a quarter mile. this double-hauled vessel struck the wood and barrier that sports the bridge on the western sp
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